[rfc-i] RFC Editor Model: RSE Responsibilities
housley at vigilsec.com
Tue Jan 20 07:38:21 PST 2009
> >> From http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/manage :
> >> 1: to handle or direct with a degree of skill: as a: to make and
> >> keep compliant <can't manage their child> b: to treat with care :
> >> husband <managed his resources carefully> c: to exercise executive,
> >> administrative, and supervisory direction of <manage a business>
> >> <manage a bond issue> <manage a baseball team>
> > When I hear manage, I hear make assignments of work, prioritize
> > work, tell them not only what to do, but how to do it.
> > Is that what you mean?
>I meant the key items included in the definition, especially:
> to handle or direct with a degree of skill
> to treat with care
> to make and keep compliant
> to exercise executive, administrative, and supervisory direction of
>I understand why this would want to be at a higher, say executive
>level, and not on day to day management. But I think the RSE has to
>have the ability to manage.
Our notes crossed in the net. I'd also be happy with "exercise
executive-level management". I completely agree that the RFC Series
Editor must have both technical and management skills.
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